Dec 13, 2012 11:30pm PST
are left to fear what will become of downton as it lurches it into the roaring '20s, will lord grantham accept labbee cybil's child with branson. will they stay in prison forth murder of his ex-wife. will they accept a marriage proposal from a young corporal hitler? (laughter) so many questions! she knows the answers. but we don't. until the season premier on january 6th. well, tonight folks, i strike back at her highness. by presenting you, my nation, with something not even michelle has seen. part of the show vince gilligan has agreed to let me show you scenes from the upcoming season of breaking bad. (cheers and applause) as performed by the men of downton abbey. (laughter) james? (laughter) thomas? >> lord grantham is growing impatient. it's time to start. >> right you are, allow me to bring the mobile lab. there we go, mr. johnson. >> thank you. it's a shame that in order to save downton abbey lord grantham has sunk to brewing the black came cheil crank. >> stop being so high and mighty. the village tea twikers can't get enough of it, earl blue, they think it is the chiz el miz el.
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
is manipulative? i think she works the family to what she feels is their best result. >> rose: lord grantham seems like a nice guy. is he a nice guy? >> i hike him. i don't know that i would have a huge amount of conversation with him after the first half an hour at a dinner party. i mean -- >> because i think he is slightly out of touch. we see that a bit more in season three, that i think what i do admire about him is he tries to see the good in people, he has a liberal inclinations even if a conservative way by birth. >> rose: he wants to be fair. >> he tries to be fair but he also makes rash decisions. he loses his own sense of direction, you know, from time to time, in season 2, and he has made mistakes in season 3, so that is true of all of the characters just when you think you have them failed, you understand them, julian just twists it a bit so you see a different sort of light through the prism, really, i am fond of him but not street wise although he has been to war and seen life in that sense, and he is really not been much beyond the gentle men's clubs of london in terms of bein
Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
, the mood changes, and there's a lot of uncertainty still as time creeps forward. lord grantham doesn't deal with the changes very well. he wants everything to maintain the same, and of course, that will never happen. i refuse to be the failure. bonneville: robert isn't a natural businessman. i can tell you that there are some big financial problems on the horizon. we have my mother-in-law coming to stay. robert, aren't you going to kiss me? and any man who has a mother-in-law coming to stay knows that there's fireworks on the horizon. you americans never understand the importance of tradition. yes, we do. we just don't give it power over us. bonneville: and of course, we've got the whole "will they/won't they?" with mary and matthew. i'm looking forward to all sorts of things. don't make me blush. she's still very adamant that things stay the same and that she wants to bring up her children at downton. and matthew is not quite decided upon that. what about us? what about our children? you know i would do anything for this family. anything except help us. bonneville: will edith ever find pro
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
in the gray as herself, goofing around before her take. here she is as lady mary, one of lord grantham's daughters engaged to matthew finally after two seasons of agonizing, will they, won't they? >> lady mary crawly, will you do me the honor of becoming my wife? >> yes. reporter: part of the fun is being on set was trying to figure out what the scenes being shot gave away about season 3. >> i'm sorry, to snatch him away. >> reporter: hmmmm. this at least is obvious. >> looking forward to the wedding? >> what do you think? i'm looking forward to all sorts of things. >> don't make me blush. reporter: in the wardrobe trailer while we were there, what was being picked out for the next day's shooting looked right for a wedding. but whose? >> that's where the hierarchy matters. >> reporter: see that man? his name is alster bruce. his job is historical advisor meaning correctness cop. >> in britain, in the year 1920, there was a way in which somebody who lived in an or it throw karat i can family would expect to be treated and to interact and to treat somebody from below stairs. >> reporter: